Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade in goods with Lebanon in Q3 2021

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Lebanon in the third quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Lebanon

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Lebanon totaled $157,913,249, up 78.93% ($69,656,971) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Lebanon in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $150,564,549, up 78.38% ($66,159,021) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Lebanon in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $7,348,700, up 90.84% ($3,497,950) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Lebanon in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $143,215,849, a 77.79% increase ($62,661,071) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Lebanon was Russia’s 81st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 83rd in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0757% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0646% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Lebanon was Russia’s 69th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 70th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1129% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1073% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Lebanon was Russia’s 107th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 113th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0098% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0066% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Lebanon

The major share of Russian exports to Lebanon in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 79.97% of Russia’s total exports to Lebanon (70.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.78% of Russia’s total exports to Lebanon (18.62% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.57% of Russia’s total exports to Lebanon (3.90% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.50% of Russia’s total exports to Lebanon (0.77% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.99% of Russia’s total exports to Lebanon (1.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Lebanon in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $56,795,543;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $4,382,397;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $3,428,039;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,575,467;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $1,734,357;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,611,750;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $679,674;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $482,573.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Lebanon in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $788,412.
Russia’s exports to Lebanon in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 12,610 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 510,653 0.34 28,0801,718.56
10 Cereals 8,660,489 5.75 6,085,02242.32
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 138,322 0.09 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 8,172,169 5.43 8,960,581-8.80
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 71,244-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 131,406 0.09 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 105,014 0.07 119,655-12.24
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 447,766-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,382,397 2.91 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 116,029,683 77.06 59,234,14095.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 25,164 0.02 327,271-92.31
29 Organic chemicals 146,995 0.10 108,22435.82
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 94,919-100.00
31 Fertilizers 205,647 0.14 363,512-43.43
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 102,290 0.07 72,30541.47
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 335 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 43,415-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,003,715 0.67 324,041209.75
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,786 0.01 22,023-60.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,153 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,975,075 3.97 2,547,036134.59
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 680,660 0.45 743,138-8.41
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,734,357 1.15 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 15 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,707 0.00 8,363-19.80
70 Glass and glassware 124 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 2,259,464 1.50 647,714248.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,145 0.00 80841.71
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 54-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,162 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 202 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 79,140 0.05 37,557110.72
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 4,133 0.00 8,718-52.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 119,259 0.08 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,900 0.01 11,20515.13
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 28,721 0.02 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 23,276 0.02 1,9181,113.56
SS Classified 381 0.00 4 096 819-99.99

Russia’s Imports from Lebanon

The major share of Russian imports from Lebanon in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 54.99% of Russia’s total imports from Lebanon (72.42% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 28.34% of Russia’s total imports from Lebanon (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.53% of Russia’s total imports from Lebanon (11.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.92% of Russia’s total imports from Lebanon (4.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.31% of Russia’s total imports from Lebanon (4.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.49% of Russia’s total imports from Lebanon (7.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Lebanon in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $2,081,636;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,269,785;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $197,605;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $174,239;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $65,239;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $42,575;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $27,064.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Lebanon in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $245,944;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $60,777;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $49,052;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $37,324.
Russia’s imports from Lebanon in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,001 0.01 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 60,777-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,055 0.12 2,349285.48
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 42 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 399 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 157 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 645 0.01 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 30,723 0.42 3,659739.66
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,029 0.05 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,173 0.06 619574.15
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,991,118 54.31 2,721,33346.66
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 343,428 4.67 145,823135.51
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 28,944 0.39 24,55117.89
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,440 0.14 3,047242.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 317,204 4.32 251,96525.89
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,841 0.03 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 26,866 0.37 15,07978.17
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 49,052-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 288,006 3.92 113,767153.15
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,734 0.04 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 19 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 42,575 0.58 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 124,358 1.69 161,682-23.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 1,832-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,057 0.03 5,269-60.96
69 Ceramic products 26 0.00 33-21.21
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 16,234-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 5 0.00 16-68.75
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,081,636 28.33 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,302 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 245,944-100.00
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 5,269-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 35,917 0.49 22,45059.99
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia